Stories for September 4, 2012
The San Diego City Council will not resume its regularly scheduled meetings next week because of continuing renovation work in the City Administration Building, council President Tony Young announced today.
"Lawrence Welk Precious Memories" is a two-hour PBS special that abounds with spiritual hymns, inspirational songs and gospel medleys reminding viewers of their shared family values based on loving and heartfelt beliefs. This nostalgic special will lift your spirits, heal your heart and take you into the safe haven of your past with promises for a brighter tomorrow.
California Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg and Republican Senator Ted Gaines both agree that this legislative session was one of the better ones.
The military is investigating the crash of a San Diego-based Marine F/A-18C Hornet in Nevada on September 1st. According to the Navy, the pilot ejected safely and was later treated and released at a Fallon, Nevada hospital. Both the pilot and the aircraft are assigned to the Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 323, based at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar.
In May 2009, NASA sent a shuttle crew on a risky mission to service the Hubble Space Telescope for the last time. Hubble has enthralled scientists and the public by capturing deep views of the cosmos and a wealth of data from distant galaxies. Now the astronaut servicing team must carry out the first ever in-space repairs of Hubble's defective instruments, a task that requires ingenious engineering fixes and the most intensive spacewalk program of any NASA mission. From training to launch, NOVA presents the inside story of the mission and the extraordinary challenges faced by the rescue crew.
California State University's unionized faculty has overwhelmingly approved a new four-year labor contract, ending more than two years of contentious bargaining with the administration.
The National Football League's regular season kicks off tomorrow with the New York Giants squaring off against the Dallas Cowboys. And in an effort to better deal with the problem of brain injuries among its players, the NFL is teaming up with the U.S. Army to better understand the brain damage both football tackles and battlefield combat can cause.